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Armwood Surname Meaning

English: variant of Harmwood which itself is an extinct Hampshire variant of Harmsworth a habitational name from Harmondsworth in Middlesex named in Old English as ‘the enclosure (worth) of a man called Heremōd’. Alternatively a variant of English (Lancashire) Ormerod . The surname Armwood is no longer found in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Yarwood, Ashwood, Heywood, Garwood, Harwood, Hagwood, Horwood

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Where is the Armwood family from?

You can see how Armwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Armwood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Armwood families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Armwood families living in Hampshire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Armwood's in United Kingdom. Hampshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Armwood families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Armwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Armwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Armwood. 100% of Armwood women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Armwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Armwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 21 immigration records available for the last name Armwood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 242 military records available for the last name Armwood. For the veterans among your Armwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Armwood lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Armwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Armwood in 1947 was 64, and 72 in 2004.

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